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UCATT HIGHLIGHT FAILINGS IN PROSECUTION SYSTEM

Posted on 19th February 2016
Delays in justice rise as construction fatality related convictions fall

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CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY CHIEFS HEALTH SUMMIT

Posted on 22nd January 2016
Vital that industry takes action to improve health as well as safety

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: LULL BEFORE THE STORM?

Posted on 20th January 2016
HSE enforcement opportunities enhanced by new regulations

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HSE COMMITS TO RISK MANAGEMENT SIMPLIFICATION

Posted on 19th January 2016
Upcoming strategy to target “well meaning over-complication” by others

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CDM 2015 COMES UNDER ‘RED TAPE’ CHALLENGE

Posted on 3rd December 2015
Government believe new CDM Regulations may be growth barrier

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HSE INITIATIVE NETS OVER £1MILLION IN FEES

Posted on 13th November 2015
hselogo1Refurbishment projects pay price for poor risk management

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HSE CHAIR LOOKS FOR LEADING LINE MANAGERS

Posted on 12th November 2015
hselogo1Confusion over ‘responsibility’ at the heart of incidents

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MASSIVE DELAY IN LEGAL PROCEEDINGS CRITCISED

Posted on 5th November 2015
UCATT pleads that “eight long years too long” for justice

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COST OF NON-COMPLIANCE RISING STEADILY

Posted on 28th October 2015
HSE Fee for Intervention data reveals costs increasing year on year

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HSE CONIAC HEALTH RISK MANAGEMENT GUIDE

Posted on 28th October 2015
Construction industry body provides guidance on health

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CSCS CARD FRAUD UNDERMINES CONFIDENCE

Posted on 22nd October 2015
BBC exposes test centres rigging construction health and safety tests

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HSE REFURB ‘BLITZ’ SUPPORTED BY REFORMED FIRM

Posted on 16th September 2015
hselogo1National company director calls for action on HSE campaign

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: GUIDANCE UPDATE

Posted on 15th September 2015
hselogo1HSE CDM 2015 Q&A Briefs published on CITB website

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CAMPAIGN PLANNED TO ‘CRACK’ FRAGILE ROOFS

Posted on 25th August 2015
Solutions sought to intractable fragile roof death toll

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HSE PLEA FOR FOCUS ON CONTROL NOT ‘PAPERWORK’

Posted on 3rd August 2015
hselogo1Paperwork makes H&S risk assessments a “bugbear”

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CASE STUDIES SHOW POSITIVE USE OF HSE TOOLKIT

Posted on 29th July 2015
concretemixerContractor success stories in leadership and worker involvement

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COURT OF APPEAL UPHOLDS HSE ENFORCEMENT ACTION

Posted on 23rd June 2015
consultant1HSE correct to prohibit without prior opportunity to prove safety

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NEW HSE GUIDANCE ON POWERED GATES, DOORS ETC.

Posted on 4th June 2015
hselogo1Fatalities trigger new HSE guidance for designers, installers and users

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PRICE OF ‘CORNER CUTTING’ ON THE RISE

Posted on 2nd June 2015
Complaint from passer-by lands developer in dock

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HSE BASEMENT BLITZ LEADS TO PROSECUTION

Posted on 1st June 2015
Firm failed to provided proper support for deep excavation

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: NEW HSE GUIDES PUBLISHED

Posted on 2nd April 2015
hselogo1HSE legal and other CDM 2015 guidance published and available online

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PROGRESS REPORT ON GOVERNMENT H&S REFORMS

Posted on 2nd April 2015
dwplogo1HSE view on Government health and safety reforms report

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BASEMENT PROJECT SAFETY REMAINS BELOW PAR

Posted on 29th March 2015
One in two basement sites in London fail safety inspections

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HSE TARGETS BASEMENT PROJECT SAFETY STANDARDS

Posted on 4th March 2015
Intensive inspection aims to cut excavation deaths and injuries

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UNION CLAIMS REGULATOR FALLING SHORT ON VISITS

Posted on 23rd February 2015
Fall of 30% in construction site inspections “risks lives”

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NEW HSE CHIEF INSPECTOR OF CONSTRUCTION

Posted on 23rd February 2015
hselogo1HSE boss stresses leadership for effective risk management

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REPORT ON HSE CONSTRUCTION REGULATION

Posted on 2nd December 2014
hselogo1Enforcement increases and health issues rise to top of agenda

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FEW OBJECT TO CONSTRUCTION INSPECTION CHARGES

Posted on 1st December 2014
HSE Fee for Intervention yields £2.5m from construction in 2013/14

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TOO MANY REFURB PROJECTS FAIL HSE SPOT CHECKS

Posted on 12th November 2014
hseinspectors3Unacceptable conditions and dangerous practices at 40% of sites

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HSE INSPECTION CHARGING SCHEME HERE TO STAY

Posted on 5th September 2014
hseinspectors1Report supports retention of Fee for Intervention (FFI)

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MODEL RISK ASSESSMENTS ENDORSED IN HSE GUIDE

Posted on 2nd September 2014
hselogo1New guidance on risk assessment requirement simplified and updated

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INDUSTRY LEADERS RISE TO “THINK HEALTH” CHALLENGE

Posted on 29th August 2014
hselogo1Collaboration and CONIAC ‘branding and sharing’ are way forward

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HSE APPOINTS NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Posted on 28th August 2014
hselogo1Commercial agenda tops ‘things to do’ list for new HSE boss

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UPDATE ON WORK OF INDUSTRY BODY (CONIAC)

Posted on 18th August 2014
Action on fragile roofs, mobile plant and CDM guidance

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OVER 50% OF PROJECTS FAIL HSE ‘HEALTH CHECK’

Posted on 22nd July 2014
hselogo1Chief Inspector condemns ‘unacceptable toll of ill-health’

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CDM EXEMPT FROM SELF-EMPLOYED EXEMPTION!

Posted on 8th July 2014
hselogo1Plans to exempt self-employed people from health and safety law

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MAJOR CONTRACTORS SET TO PURCHASE HSE ADVICE?

Posted on 27th June 2014
hselogo1Demand testing of HSE chargeable services about to start

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HSE ENFORCEMENT SHOWS SIGNIFICANT INCREASE

Posted on 18th June 2014
hselogo1Notices issued by Construction Division rise by over 25%

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FREE FROM RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ‘IRRESPONSIBLE’?

Posted on 2nd June 2014
Queens speech to contain fundamental changes to site safety law

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HSE SHARPENS FOCUS ON OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH

Posted on 8th May 2014
Construction sector central to regulator health strategy

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HSE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY PLAN FOR 2014/15

Posted on 1st May 2014
Health related deaths over 100 times the number of fatal accidents

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HSE CONSTRUCTON CHIEF INSPECTOR FEARS FOR FUTURE

Posted on 24th April 2014
hselogo1Economic recovery must be supported by competent workforce

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HSE TURNING UP THE HEAT ON HEALTH RISKS

Posted on 2nd March 2014
Construction sector remains top priority for HSE on cancer and COPD

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MIDLAND PROJECTS COME UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

Posted on 4th February 2014
HSE announce clampdown on poor site H&S management

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CONSTRUCTION PROJECT FIRE SAFETY IN FOCUS

Posted on 4th February 2014
HSE issue reminder on early adoption of effective fire precautions

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INTERVIEW WITH HSE CONSTRUCTION CHIEF INSPECTOR

Posted on 3rd February 2014
hselogo1Health and Safety at Work publish insights into HSE plans

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‘UNSAFE’ CONSTRUCTION LORRIES FACE LONDON BAN

Posted on 31st January 2014
Mayor links with Councils to impose “simple and comprehensive” ban

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WORK AT HEIGHT GUIDANCE GETS MAKE-OVER

Posted on 29th January 2014
Government claims work at height guidance success

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HEALTH AND SAFETY LAW POSTER DEADLINE REMINDER

Posted on 23rd January 2014
hselogo1HSE remind businesses to display new version by April 2014

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DELAY IN BRINGING PROSECUTION ABUSED PROCESS

Posted on 20th January 2014
Judge halts HSE case after two year delay in starting proceedings 

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